While on vacation at a gorgeous villa near St. Tropez, lovers Marianne and Jean-Paul (Romy Schneider and Alain Delon) find trouble when they’re visited by Marianne’s old flame Harry (Maurice Ronet) and his sexy teen daughter Penelope (Jane Birkin). When Jean-Paul begins to get too cozy with the nubile young guest, grave consequences follow in this dramatic thriller from prolific director Jacques Deray.
CONSENSUS: “Not much to see here folks. Sure, it has Audrey Hepburn and Cary Grant, but that is about it. The rest is pretty average. It has a Hitchcock vibe to it, but without actually having Hitchcock Charade falls pretty flat.”
CONSENSUS: “Wow, David Hyde Peirce goes off the rails in this otherwise middling thriller. It features some nice twists and is worth watching purely for Peirce’s tour de force performance.” INSTAFLICKA INDEX 3.50 A fugitive on the lam decides to crash a dinner party. But he seriously regrets it when the mysterious and unusual host soon has him convinced
A Hollywood stuntman who moonlights as a getaway driver is lured from his isolated life by a lovely neighbor and her young son. His newfound peace is shattered, however, when her violent husband is released from prison.
Matthew McConaughey’s The Lincoln Lawyer is now streaming online with Netflix Instant Watch. The movie, which got decent reviews, also stars Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo and Bryan Cranston. Your primer on this 2011 movie is below: Tasked with defending rich lothario Louis Roulet, who’s been charged with assault, lawyer Mick Haller finds himself and his family in danger
CONSENSUS: “Gosford Park is one of acclaimed director Robert Altman’s best works. Built on strong performances, delicious cascading conversations and a luxuriousness surrounding, this film calls out for repeated viewings. It is packed full of depth and intrigue.” INSTAFLICKA INDEX 4.33 Director Robert Altman’s witty murder mystery won an Oscar for its screenplay, which really takes off when Sir
CONSENSUS: “An interesting and layered adaptation of a book, this Swedish thriller should be consumed post-haste. It is dark and doesn’t pull punches. There is a ton to like here, especially Noomi Rapace in the lead role.”
The Dragon Tattoo Trilogy: Extended Edition is now streaming on Netflix Instant Watch. The trilogy, which comprises extended versions of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, contains more than two hours of additional material. I didn’t realize Peter Jackson directed these movies… Anyway… This version of The Millennium Trilogy,
Unsettled by his teenage daughter’s (Hannah Levien) untimely and suspicious death, a vengeful father (Peter Marshall) sets out on a purposeful road trip across rural Queensland, Australia, to find out who killed his little girl — and to make them pay. Along the way, he becomes a father figure to a troubled young runaway (Caroline Marohasy) who might be the
When a crew of drug-dealing gang members takes the life of his only friend, Leonard (David Bradley), retired Marine and widower Harry Brown (Michael Caine) decides to take the law into his own hands — but his old-school training might be overmatched. Helmed by first-time feature director Daniel Barber, this gritty vigilante thriller set in England also stars Emily Mortimer,